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Why Go Anywhere Else?

Get it Done in Medicine Hat!

Why travel when you can get it done closer to home! Dr. Baba and Dr. Van Dam provide many dental services that are commonly referred out of town. Get the treatment you need right here in Medicine Hat

  • Kids Dentistry
  • Root Canal Treatment on Molars (back teeth)
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal
  • Full Mouth Extractions
  • Oral Surgical Procedures

Patient Information

General Advice:

For normal healing, it is essential that only a minimum amount of disturbance be created within the mouth after tooth extraction or surgery. The blood clot in the socket must be preserved. Most bleeding will stop in 30 minutes with a small amount of bleeding over the next 12 hours, depending on the extent of surgery.

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General Advice:

I suggest that fluoride rinse be used separate from brushing your teeth. When you brush with regular toothpaste, your teeth are already being exposed to fluoride and no extra fluoride is needed at this time from a rinse. Spit out the toothpaste and do not rinse your mouth with water.

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General Advice:

The process of cavity formation is not as straightforward as most people think it is. Bacteria eat sugar and produce acid, which causes decay (loss of mineral from the tooth) and eventually a cavity (literally a hole in the tooth). Decay is reversible by diet and oral hygiene, but a cavity is not reversible. It has to be filled.

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General Advice:

Treating fearful patients is a huge part of my practice and is very rewarding for my team and me. Every day we see patients that are anxious about getting their dental work done and we’re able to make them comfortable. One thing I have learned over the years is that there is no “typical” fearful patient.

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